Address: BJB Nagar, Lewis Road, Near Kalpana Square, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751014
Odisha State Museum has a rich collection of the copper plates, terracotta, numismatics, stone inscriptions, unique manuscripts written on palm leaves, copper places, traditional musical instruments, contemporary art, bronze, stone and copper materials ranging from 3rd century B.C. to 20th century A.D.
The museum was established in the year 1932 and it shifted to new building in Bhubaneswar in 1960. The museum also publishes books associated with art and culture.
One of the main aims of the museum is to collect the archaeological treasures for display and preserve them.
There are various galleries in the museum such as the archaeology, armory, manuscripts, bronze, painting, art & craft, epigraphy, numismatics, natural history and anthropology that exhibit certain artifacts.
There is also a library in the museum replete with vast collection of books that educate the history lovers, researchers and scholars about the city’s art, culture and Indology.